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#1 cruzer

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Posted 13 December 2017 - 08:17 PM

Hi All,

 

I'm looking into replacing my brake booster as my current one seems to have a leak.

 

I've trolled through various threads regarding R33 GTS-T brake booster upgrade, but according to the thread below, you will have to drill the firewall to fit it in correctly.

 

http://www.viczcar.c...aster-cylinder/

 

Which got me looking after off-the-shelf products.

 

Has anyone used the below brake booster from MatDat?

 

http://www.maddat.co...ster-conversion

 

Is it the direct bolt on?

 

BBK180B.jpg

 

 

TIA



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Posted 13 December 2017 - 10:14 PM

The Maddat one looks like it's off a B310 Sunny, so it's unlikely it will fit.

If you take your old booster into your local Bursons Auto Parts - they can send it off to be rebuilt.
Will cost less than the Maddat item too...


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Posted 14 December 2017 - 03:36 PM

Just been to the local brake place myself, they were able to source a slightly bigger ID master cylinder for the Z31, perhaps there is a later more compact booster that will fit yours. No harm asking, 



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Posted 14 December 2017 - 05:44 PM

The Maddat one looks like it's off a B310 Sunny, so it's unlikely it will fit.

If you take your old booster into your local Bursons Auto Parts - they can send it off to be rebuilt.
Will cost less than the Maddat item too...

 

I'm not sure if the picture is a generic pic or not.

But thanks for the info regarding Bursons... didn't know that they offer this service.

So might take your advice and take it in to be rebuilt :)

 

Just been to the local brake place myself, they were able to source a slightly bigger ID master cylinder for the Z31, perhaps there is a later more compact booster that will fit yours. No harm asking, 

 

Yes, definitely will follow through with this option as well if the above won't work.



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Posted 01 April 2018 - 01:19 PM

The guys from MCM are fitting a brake booster from a Hilux (@2:18) :

 



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Posted 11 May 2018 - 09:36 PM

Does anyone know what Hilux the booster they used came from?



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Posted 12 May 2018 - 08:28 AM

I used a r34 gtt booster and master cylinder.
Drilled 2 new holes on the firewall and bolts right in. I personally know of 5 Zs with this mod done and all work well.

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Posted 12 May 2018 - 10:31 AM

Does anyone know what Hilux the booster they used came from?

They were rather vague about that in the video. Which is quite a change from how the show started. In the early days they would have had great detail about things like that.




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